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 Vietnam Veterans
Exposed to Agent Orange 
Served in the Republic of Vietnam between 1/9/62 and 5/7/75.
If one of these conditions is diagnosed in a Vietnam Veteran, VA presumes that the circumstances of his/her service caused the condition, and disability compensation can be awarded.
  • acute and subacute peripheral neuropathy*
  • AL amyloidosis
  • B-cell leukemias
  • chloracne or other acneform disease similar to chloracne*
  • chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • diabetes type 2
  • Hodgkin's disease
  • ischemic heart disease
  • multiple myeloma
  • non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Parkinson's disease
  • porphyria cutanea tarda*
  • prostate cancer
  • respiratory cancers (lung, bronchus, larynx, trachea)
  • soft-tissue sarcoma (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi's sarcoma or mesothelioma)
 * Must become manifest to a degree of 10 percent or more within a year after the last date on which the veteran was exposed to an herbicide agent during active military, naval, or air service.